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St. Thomas MBA Team Advances to Regional Finals of Fifth Annual Hult Prize

A team of UST MBA Students will compete this week to secure $1 million in start-up funding to launch a sustainable social venture. The The Hult Prize is a program committed to launching the next wave of social enterprises by encouraging teams to compete in solving the world's challenging problems through business.
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MBA Abroad: A Transformational Experience

The differing perspectives that Evening UST MBA student Travis Bezella gained while studying abroad shed new light "on what I believed I knew about business being truly global." Many of these interactions challenged him to consider his MBA experience, as well as his career, in a completely new light.
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J-Term Trip to India Transcends Borders

India has a lot to teach the rest of the world, writes Pleasant Radford, Jr. in a reflection on his study abroad trip there this J-Term. We must be willing to listen, observe, and appreciate the beauty in its “managed chaos.”
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Global Reach from a Minneapolis M.B.A.

Drew Kniffin ’09 M.B.A., and Chris Rupp ’06 M.B.A. talk about their time in the UST MBA and how it’s translated to the successes they've found working with international audiences.
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And the survey says…

The long running game show “Family Feud” has long made entertainment out of survey data, writes Mike Porter. The problem facing business researchers: too many surveys.
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3 Ways to Get the “Lean In” Conversation Started

Perhaps it's just a buzzword that will fade with time or maybe it's the next phase of a movement that has been and will continue to change workplaces, inspiring women and men to go after their dreams and “lean in” to their passions.
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Risk, the Olympics and the World Cup

As one lecturer put it, “2015 is a crucible for the global risk management community. (Yes, there is such a thing!) Both of these major events are being held in volatile areas of the world and the demands for risk managing them are higher than I have ever seen.”
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How to Succeed in a Multi-generational Workforce

Working in a multi-generational office can be challenging writes Jess Bauer, but no matter your generation everyone wants: respect, transparency, an open door policy, a sense of purpose and integrity.
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Schulze School Entrepreneurs In the News

The Schulze School of Entrepreneurship is giving all students at St. Thomas inspiration during this first week of class. In just the last two weeks, here’s what’s being said in the local and national media about our entrepreneurs.
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Real Estate Matters: Will Sochi Prosper After the Olympics?

In preparation for the Olympic games, host cities build at a rate that would typically take years to achieve. Few host nations have been successful in creating development that will benefit the country after the fanfare has left town. Jessica Kluntz asks, will the case be the same for Sochi?
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When in Rome…do as the Romans do?

The more a business expands globally, the more likely its employees or business partners will be approached to pay a bribe, writes Ron James. But just because corruption is accepted or expected in another country or culture doesn’t make it legal or ethical.
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Taking on the Corporate Titan Challenge

Three teams from the Opus College of business competed in the recent Junior Achievement Corporate Titan Challenge, applying their experience with business simulation and management from the Full-time MBA program.
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Some Leaders are Born Women

We need the different leadership and management styles that women can bring to corporate management, writes Leslie Krona. The different insight, experience and point of view is just what a company can use to grow in this new century.
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MBA Short Term Abroad Programs Moving to New Format

Building on the success of the STA courses, OCB has broadened the number of international learning opportunities available to MBA students enabling students to better look ahead to, and plan for, future international learning opportunities.
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What is Expected of the 21st Century Leader?

The fifth annual Learners to Leaders Summit will welcome and celebrate the accomplishments of some of the area’s best young talent from under-represented communities, the best and brightest of college seniors from fine colleges and universities from around the region.
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The Business Legacy of Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about race – business and government ever since have rightly focused on systems and practices to answer his call. But, writes Steve Humerickhouse, he anticipated a greater, deeper vision found in the second half of the quote … “by the content of their character.”
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Career Link: Turn any Setback Into Success

When you encounter a career setback, writes Career Coach Jess Bauer, don’t let it define you, let it spur you to action. What can you learn about yourself from what happened? What changes could you make that might make a difference in the future?